Solid Waste & Recycling

  • A few thoughts for Earth Day

    April 20, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    I posted a news item on our magazine website this week in advance of Earth Day (April 22) in which the Oceana group calls upon people to remember the world’s oceans on Earth Day. You can read about the group’s

  • Challenging global warming orthodoxy

    April 16, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    Readers would be well served to read the excellent article series by Lawrence Solomon in the National Post newspaper on the topic of global warming and climate change. I’ve taken the liberty of copying the most recent one below. It’s

  • Road tolls, market forces and climate change

    February 21, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    A news item caught my attention today. Toronto Mayor David Miller has stated he would consider tolling city roads — as London England did, with great success — in order to reduce commuting, downtown congestion and smog. The London mayor

  • The new IPCC report on climate change

    February 2, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought readers would appreciate reading the article below from Associated Press that I read on the Internet, about the IPCC’s latest report on climate change. I’ll make some blog entries presently on this topic, along with posting an interesting

  • Americana and HazMat update

    January 23, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    Just a note to readers who may be attending the Americana trade show and conference in Montreal (March 20-22). I have been designated as the official “waste management” media person for the event whcih, among other things, will involve me

  • The gods are laughing

    June 7, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    There was an interesting article on today’s Financial Post op-ed page critical of the new Al Gore documentary An Inconvenient Truth. I’ll be viewing the flick tomorrow and will report back on it in this space. I think it’s useful

  • Bullfrog Power

    June 6, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    In early July I’m heading off for a four-day weekend paddling in sea kayaks with my stepbrother, my oldest son and my nephew. from Washington. We’re putting in at Killarney and heading into the islands off the north shore of

  • 2006 Canadian Environment Awards winners

    June 6, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Canadian Environment Awards hosted a gala evening at Vancouver’s Pan Pacific Hotel to recognize winners during …

  • Musings on the Devil's Playground and more

    May 10, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Today I’m touring the Dufferin organics composting plant in the northwest end of Toronto with the city’s Brian van Opstal. I hope to write about the plant in the forthcoming June/July edition of the magazine, or potentially in the special

  • Company plans to turn landfill waste into diesel

    May 9, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Privately-held Green Power Inc. has announced it’s expecting delivery of a mobile demonstration plant that it says …